Training opportunities in agriculture and food security

Current E-Learning Course

Sustainable Food Value Chains for Nutrition
Date/place: anytime, online
Language: English
Provided by: FAO
This course aims to equip project designers and managers with the concepts, principles and tools they need to leverage value chain approaches to improve nutrition through agriculture and food systems ... [read more]



Training providers - Agriculture and food security

The below institutions offer training opportunities in subject areas related to agriculture and food security. Many of them offer e-learning, others organise on-site courses. Various regions and languages are covered.

FAO E-learning Centre
Trainings:
Food & nutrition security, social and economic development, sustainable management of natural resources
Format:
E-learning
Languages:
English, French, Spanish
Example: 
Sustainable land management and land restoration

Wageningen UR
Trainings:
Food and food production, Living environment and Health, lifestyle and livelihood
Format:
E-learning + on site (Netherlands)
Languages:
English + Dutch
Example:
Farmer Agency for Rural Economies

ICRA

ICRA
Trainings:
Making Education / Innovation / Research / Agribusiness Work
Format:
On site (Netherlands, Nigeria, Kenya)
Languages:
English (+ French)
Example:
Making agribusiness work

Center for Sustainable Development
Trainings:
Soil, water & agriculture, nutrition, climate change adaptation, project design
Format:
E-learning
Languages:
English, Spanish
Example:
Climate Change Adaptation

CIRAD
Trainings:
Animal health, natural resource management, methodologies
Format:
E-learning
Languages:
French, English
Example:
Peste des Petits Ruminants


 


Training providers - Other subjects

Project Cycle Manage-ment interactive – PCMi
Interactive PCM platform of SDC with different options for self-study, subjects covered:
SDC and Results based Management, Planning for results, Measurement of results, Monitoring and steering for results, Evaluation or review of results

The World Bank – Open Learning Campus
Trainings:
All subjects in the development context
Format:
E-learning
Languages:
English
Example:
Agriculture Innovation Systems

ICRA

GIZ - Academy for Inter-national Cooperation
Trainings:
Sustainable resource management, develop-ment policy, personal skills development
Format:
on site (Germany) + E-learning
Languages:
German, English
Example:
Effective Communication and PR for Development Cooperation


UNITAR
Trainings:
Agenda 2030, Environmen-tal Sustainability, Economic Development, Other
Format:
E-learning + on site (worldwide)
Languages:
UN-Languages, other
Example:
Integrated policies and policy coherence for SDGs

BEAM Exchange
Trainings:
Market system development
Format:
E-learning
Languages:
English
Example:
Making Markets Work training programme


SDG Academy
Trainings:
Sustainable development, SDGs
Format:
E-learning
Languages:
English
Example:
Climate Change: The Science and Global Impact

UN CC:e-Learn
Trainings:
Climate Change
Format:
E-learning
Languages:
English
Example:
Advancing on REDD+

NADEL - Center for Development and Cooperation
Trainings:
Policies and methods to foster development and poverty reduction
Format:
On site (Switzerland)
Languages:
German or English
Example:
Impact Evaluations in Practice



More online courses

Online courses in many subject areas can be found on the following platforms:
edX
coursera

Your suggestions

Do you know of other interesting training opportunities?
Send them to: felix.hintermann@bfh.ch